Income Tax Allocations

How Your Tax Dollars Are Spent

Income tax funds are expended to administer income tax activities, and then distributed for operation of the General Fund*, the Recreation Fund, the Street Fund, Street Improvements and Capital Improvements. Income tax dollars for the past three years were distributed as in the table below.

On a cash basis, the City of Wadsworth collected $8,921,727 in income taxes in 2016.

Distribution to:
(In thousands of dollars)
201620152014
General Fund$4,600$4,600$4,600
Recreation Fund$50$670$669
Street Fund$1,120$1,120$1,120
Street Improvements$919$974$865
Capital Improvements$253$253$253

* Please note: The General Fund allocation provides funds toward the operations of:

  • Airport
  • Auditor
  • Building and Planning Department
  • Cemetery
  • Courts
  • Engineering Department
  • Fire Department
  • Human Resources Department
  • Law
  • Mayor, Council
  • Parks
  • Police Department
  • Safety Director
  • Senior Citizens
  • Service Director
  • Treasurer